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Immediate and planned emergency response will have a positive impact Pakistan due to its geographical and geological characteristics, frequently experience devastating natural disasters that cause colossal loss both in terms of life and property. It is located in the earthquake zone and most of its population is inhabited in these areas. In the recent earthquake […]

Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Training

This model provides training opportunity for professionals to manage or respond in emergencies/ disasters in a community setup. Objectives: The objectives of this model are to: Examine various models of Disaster Risk Management. Design and conduct community based Disaster Risk Assessment. Identify measures for hazards and vulnerability reduction. Community capacity building. Prepare a risk reduction […]

Disaster management Program

Introduction Disaster management aims at reducing or avoiding the potential losses from hazards, assuring prompt and appropriate assistance to disaster victims and achieving an effective and rapid recovery. The program ensures appropriate actions at all points which lead to greater precautionary measures along with better warning system causing reduced vulnerability or possible prevention of disasters. […]

Food Distribution During Emergency

The food distribution model of Disaster Management Program focuses on feeding and nutritional requirements of IDPs due to disasters. The United Nations’ (UN) World Food Program has provided the guidelines for average requirement of food/calories per person (2100 kcal per person per day). The average requirement of an adult person is about 515 grams per […]

Disaster Risk Management Centre (DRMC)

Disaster Risk Management Centre is a resource for HANDS community workers to support the hazard victims. The centre assists in providing material support, medical aid and advisory support to the affected areas. Training of volunteers and community persons to response to the emergency or need is also included as one of the purpose of disaster […]

Network for Disaster Risk Reduction

These are the networks of Community Based Organization (CBO). The purpose of the network is to bring CBO representatives on a common platform to facilitate communication, sharing and mobilization for action plans. Objective: The objectives of this model are to: Promote coherent actions in disaster risk reduction at district levels between all CBOs. Communicate, share […]

Health Services in Emergencies (HSIE)

Provision of health services through medical camps has proved to be very effective especially in situations where these services could not be readily provided to the patients due to difficult  circumstances. This method is particularly effective in case of disaster struck areas where travelling and access to basic health facilities becomes impossible. The medical camps, […]

Education in Emergencies (EiE)

The model of Education in Emergency (EiE) is based on provision of education facility in disaster / emergencies. This model includes Temporary Learning Centre (TLC), Child Friendly Space (CFS) and  School Rehabilitation (SR). Through these models, safe learning opportunities are provided to children who have lost their education facility in disaster. Objectives: The objectives of […]